Vice-Chancellor Inaugurates College Advisory Board of the College of Humanities

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo has inaugurated a fifteen (15)-member College Advisory Board of the College of Humanities (CoH). 

In her remarks, Prof. Amfo indicated that this is the second set of distinguished personalities appointed to constitute the CoH Advisory Board. She said, “The concept of College Advisory Boards was created with the overarching function to provide advice based on current development perspectives and experiences from global trends. The College Advisory Board is to advise on the relevance of the College to enhance its sustainability.” 

Prof. Amfo revealed that the significant function of the Collegiate System was the composition of the Advisory Board with a majority of its membership being non-university members. She said “as members of this College's Advisory Board, you are our strategic partners in our quest to train our students for the world of work and global citizenship. Our collaborative efforts will ensure that we remain relevant in the higher education space.”

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo

The Vice-Chancellor was hopeful for a fruitful tenure of the College Advisory Board and was looking forward to receiving input through deliberations from the Board. 

The Chairman of the College Advisory Board, Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana, in brief remarks expressed appreciation to the Vice-Chancellor, Provost and the team. Dr. Opoku-Afari said, “This call to duty could not have come at an appropriate time given the unique challenges facing the global economy and the search for unorthodox solutions”. 

He added that students were being challenged in diverse aspects and the University of Ghana was critical in shaping the future of the country by training students. Dr. Opoku-Afari pledged the support of the College Advisory Board and guaranteed that the Committee will serve the College and by extension, the University diligently. 

Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana

Members of the Board took turns to express their appreciation for the privilege to serve the College and the University and further pledged their commitment to serve genuinely. 

Earlier, the Provost of the College of Humanities, Prof. Daniel Frimpong Ofori, in brief welcome remarks, extended appreciation to the members present and stated that the inauguration ceremony was an important event to the College and the University.

Members of the Advisory Board include Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, Chairman; Prof. Daniel Frimpong Ofori, Provost, CoH; Justice Barbara F. Ackah-Yensu, Court of Appeal; Prof. William Baah-Boateng, Head, Department of Economics; Mr. Kwamina K. Asomaning, Chief Executive Officer, Stanbic Bank Ghana; Mr. Eric Nana Nipah, Receiver of Savings & Loans and Microfinance Institutions; Mr. Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang, Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Ghana; Mr. Mohammed Habib Tijani, Ambassador to Saudi Arabia-Ghana; Mrs. Carol Annang, Country Director, Invest In Africa (IIA); Mrs. Cynthia Anne Lumor, Deputy Managing Director, Tullow Ghana; Mrs. Jacqueline Obeng-Ansong, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Sunlodge Hotel; Mrs. Patricia Tay, College Finance Officer, CoH; and Mrs. Mavis Otoo-Ayeh, College Secretary, CoH; Mr. Kweku Annan Aggrey-Fynn, Students’ Representative; Mr. Abudulai Abubakar, Junior and Senior Staff Representative.